If you have questions about GTIN Allocation that you don’t know how to resolve or find you have a unique situation not currently covered by the available standards documentation, you may need to consult an expert.
GS1 Canada GTIN Ombudsman is an neutral expert who helps guide GS1 Canada subscribers based on their in-depth understanding of the global standards and can adjudicate when partners along the supply chain cannot agree on how to interpret them.
The Ombudsman is an impartial expert assisting with the interpretation of:
- Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) Management Standards (GTIN Discrepancy Report (GDR), individual request for information, etc.)
- Global Location Number (GLN) Allocation Rules
- Barcode Standards
- Other GS1 Standards
Contact the Ombudsman at firstname.lastname@example.org.